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Fire Pinks

Silene virginica

Description:

Wildflowers with notched, bright red petals and lance-shaped leaves. Silene virginica is within the Caryophyllaceae (carnation) family. Its primary pollinator is Archilochus colubris (The Ruby-Throated Hummingbird).

Habitat:

Growing on the side of a road on a sunny hillside at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Marietta, Georgia.


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Georgia, USA

Lat: 33.98, Long: -84.57

Spotted on May 7, 2009
Submitted on Dec 28, 2017

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